Parliamentary council to call upon Apple, Flipkart, Paytm and other portals to discuss the rising cyber threats


On the 4th of July, the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Finance scheduled a meeting to discuss the rising threats on digital platforms. Officials from different banks are called upon to deliver various means through which we can tackle cyber crimes and enhance cyber security.

The main objective of the meeting is to focus on the concept of cyber security and increasing cases of cyber crimes or white-collar crimes. It is to take into consideration what vital steps can be taken to secure our systems and also spread awareness among the masses regarding the same.

The agenda given by the committee read as, “Oral evidence of the representatives of Punjab National Bank (PNB), Bank of India, Yes Bank, and Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) on the subject ‘Cyber security and rising incidence of cyber/white collar crimes.”


The council has also summoned the representatives of Apple, Paytm, Flipkart, and other portals where cyber-crimes have been transpiring often. The committee has even asked them to provide oral testimony on the concept of cyber security and the many occurrences of cyber/white-collar crime.

Additionally, the Parliamentary Council has even raised speculations about the spiking rates of cyber crimes that are encountered in the nation and how it has become a threat to the lives of the people.